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What is "UFAC" - Definition & Explanation

The Upholstered Furniture Action Council. A voluntary industry organization that created manufacturing standards to reduce the likelihood of upholstered furniture catching fire from a smoldering cigarette.

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A pile fabric with a clipped nap. Before clipping, the nap is a loop as found in frieze or boucle. Velvet was introduced during the Renaissance in Italy and Spain and later moved to France. Designs...
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The permeablity, or the ease with which air passes through material. Air porous ness determines such factors as the wind resistance of sailcloth, the air resistance of parachute cloth, and the...
An anorak or parka is a type of heavy jacket with a hood, generally lined with fur or fun fur, so as to protect the face from a combination of sub-zero temperatures and wind. Although of Inuit...
Results when all or some of the needles on circular knitting fail to function and fabric either falls off the machine or design is completely disrupted or destroyed. Many knitting needles are broken...

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